ECE 113 Safe and Healthy Early Childhood Learning Environments

The course promotes an understanding of health and safety factors in both the physical and social-emotional areas. Topics such as sanitation, infectious disease control, food preparation, classroom safety, and the safety of the facility itself form part of the physical aspect. Topics related to the emotional well-being and protection of children from abuse, neglect, isolation, and biases make up the social-emotional area. Students have the opportunity to observe, record, and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of a learning environment in relation to how it meets the needs of the children and families served by that particular community. Three class hours a week. 3 credits. Fall, Spring.

3 credits
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